Four illegal immigrants arrested


Immigration department of Kilimanjaro has arrested four Ethiopian citizens for illegal immigration.

The immigrants were arrested at the Holili border while trying to enter the country.

The four had national Identification cards and passport documents indicating that they were from Kenya with vague stamps.

The immigration Regional officer of Kilimanjaro region, Albert Rwelamira said that the illegal immigrants captured with vague documents now total to 10 in number.

Investigation revealed that the people are Ethiopian citizens and the vague passports they had from Kenya were made at the Kenya-Ethiopia border by agents at Gambo.

“The documents were issued to them indicating that they’re from Kenya through Taveta, Holili to Tanzanian,” said Rwelamira.

Recently there have been an increase in illegal immigration from Somalia and Ethiopia with forged stamps. The stamps are made by agents outside Tanzania.


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